Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Acreage in Minnesota, 2008

CRP PracticeAcres, 2008
Wetland Restoration315,422
Establishment of permanent introduced grasses and legumes252,721
Vegetative cover, such as grass, that was already established244,786
Permanent wildlife habitat, non-easement167,798
Permanent wildlife habitat165,577
Filter strips161,494
Rare and Declining Habitat136,884
Establishment of permanent native grasses130,393
Riparian buffer47,583
Farmable Wetland Pilot Buffer26,805
Vegetative cover, such as trees, that were already established17,758
Hardwood tree planting15,887
Tree planting15,421
Farmable Wetland Pilot Wetland12,369
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover, non-easement10,626
Field windbreak establishment, non-easement7,347
Wetland restoration, non-flood plain5,768
Wildlife food plot5,697
Grass waterways, non-easement5,356
Field windbreak establishment3,604
Shelterbelt establishment, non-easement3,157
Marginal wetland buffer3,007
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity2,298
Living snow fences, non-easement1,869
Living snow fence1,692
Grass waterways1,410
Shelterbelt establishment1,403
Establishment of permanent salt tolerant vegetative cover1,295
Vegetative filter strips (grass)1,228
Bottomland timber established on wetland1,064
Shallow water areas for wildlife998
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips), non-easement880
Duck Nesting Habitat864
Marginal pastureland wildlife habitat buffer751
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Grass--*588
Expired hardwood tree planting477
Vegetative filter strips386
Habitat for upland birds236
Marginal pastureland (Contour Grass Strips) on Terraces235
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - New217
Permanent wildlife (corridors), non-easement187
Establishment of permanent vegetation to reduce salinity, non-easement164
Permanent wildlife habitat (corridors)143
Establishment of permanent vegetative cover (contour grass strips)134
Emergency Forestry - Longleaf Pine - Existing110
Vegetative filter strip (trees), non-easement60
Cross Wind Trap Strips39
Vegetative filter strips (grass), non-easement38
Bottomland timber that was established on wetlands33
Erosion control structure22
Alternate perennial11
State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement - Buffers9
Flood Control System7
Vegetative filter strips (trees)5
Diversions2
Alley cropping1

For more detail on who receives CRP Payments, please visit EWG's Farm Subsidy Database.

 

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